Social studies and dance focus on the nature of human expression throughout history and in different cultures. Because dance universally expresses social, historical, cultural, and familial contexts, traditional dances naturally reveal insights into the people who made them.
Your mind plays an intense role in dance anatomy and improvement in technique.
Dance Anatomy eBook
Every dance technique requires intense control, which is provided by core strength.
Dance Units for Middle School
View a sample lesson from Dance Units for Middle School.
This is a trust-based task that you can use as an introduction to contact improvisation. It asks dancers to remember what it felt like to be moved in terms of force, timing, correct use of space and quality. It can also get dancers thinking about how they can create original movement material.
A spirit of spontaneous creativity is essential to dance improvisation. Improvisation is like a quick conversation that demands immediate responses, or movement answers. To stay creative within that demand, dancers need to know that no movement answer is wrong. This new books helps teachers provide dance improvisation experiences to students.
Teaching Children Dance-3rd Edition
The best news about the educational buzz surrounding the 21st-century skills is that creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, self-direction, problem solving, and global awareness are taking center stage in education.
Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance-2nd Edition
Explore spatial paths by drawing lines on a piece of paper and then transposing them into space.
Discovering Dance eBook With Web Resources
As you read the introduction to this chapter, you may have recognized some of the forms of dance as entertainment that you knew or have even taken part in. Some of these forms are live performances, and others are performed for recorded media, yet others focus on commercial dance.
Creative Dance for All Ages 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Choose one to three activities from the Exploring the Concept, Shaping, and Instrument sections.